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Secret Shopper Karen Is Too Much of A Karen, Gets Fired

Working retail comes with a very special set of gripes unlike any other job. The entitled customers, utter Karens and bored scamming shoppers leave retail employees with a hollow dissatisfaction that makes one wonder if there are any sane people left on the planet. Secret or mystery shoppers are one of those interesting speed bumps that you wouldn't think would be infiltrated by the forces of Karenhood, but lo and behold, here we are.

Customer service stands up to Karen secret shopper, then she gets fired
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Employee Arrives Late, Cool Boss Pulls Fire/Hire Switcheroo

After this employee came in late, their boss decided to use the minor infraction as an opportunity to give them a raise in the most convoluted, yet effective way possible. There are so many bad bosses out there, like this boss who said employee computers couldn't idle, or this boss who tried to take priority over the army. But at the end of the day, it's the cool and competent bosses who we remember the most, like this boss who used an eye gag to remove problem customers.

employee arrives to work late, good boss uses the opportunity to fire and rehire them at higher wage
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Dad Fires His Son for Stealing from Work

Nothing adds to the entitlement just like the whole "boss's kid" mentality. At least the dad went and did something about it. The kid even tried to frame another employee. For some more work-related foibles, here are the fastest ways people's co-workers got fired. For another kid stepping way over his bounds, here's a manipulative son who tried to sell his mom's house and cancelled her job interview.

dad fires son for stealing from job | Posted by u/E11451913 1 day ago 14 10 3 15 13 AITA firing my son? Not hole Throwaway because don't want this seen on my main account get straight issue. My M43 17 year old son Adam has been trying become independent and preparing move college but struggling find job own private warehouse as side job earn living. My wife suggested hire my son work at warehous. Moving boxes, brining workers lunch, helping with cleaning kind stuff. She said is both our benefits
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Teacher Given Pink Slip, Chooses Least Qualified Students for School Project

School drama can be strange. While it's probably not advisable to use the mediocre work of students to get back at faculty, this teacher played it cool in an unfair situation. That said, teachers often totally misjudge their students, like these students in this social experiment. In a twist on teacher/student expectations, here's a student who won an art contest to spite their rude teacher.

Teacher gets pink slip, uses bad student skills to get back at faculty | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/itsthebman12 19 hours ago O 5 4 3 3 4 Have students build oc M am Technology Education teacher who always went above and beyond my school, students, and administrators spent countless hours designing and building things school e. signs, murals, wall art, games, etc really didn't mind because enjoy design challenges go along with these builds until received pink slip those who are not aware
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AskReddit Thread: New Hires That Absolutely Tanked

Sometimes, you have a new employee join your team and you can just intuitively gather that things probably aren't going to work out for them. It could be a matter of them not fitting in with the company culture, or perhaps something more comically senseless like them endlessly chattering away on the phone with their girlfriend for the entire shift that they were supposed to be working. 

A collection of stories from people about new hires that absolutely tanked in their first few days.
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Rude Professor Won't Allow ADA Compliant Tablet, Pays for It

It doesn't seem like letting a student have an incredibly necessary tablet would be such a big deal, but ol' professor decided to get real cocky about it. On the opposite side of things, some educators are actually pretty cool, like these teachers who pulled total bro moves.

bad professor doesn't let student with ADHD use tablet, gets fired | Posted by u/KiSpacePanda Tell drop class if don't like rules? Okay, then lose 5 students and job. oc M This happened years ago but post on here reminded So freshman college registered basic ass English 102 course doubled as humanities credit thought “great, two birds one stone" despite Rate My Professor this class being abysmal at best.
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Guy Who Didn't Work at Walmart Fired by Walmart Manager

This random dude wearing a blue shirt had a run-in with a manager who was eager to fire someone she didn't even recognize. This one's kind of the opposite of this chef who was hired by a law firm just to foil the security guard. Employees of huge retail chains have to put up with some strange problems at work, like this guy who got hired and through a series of mistakes, never did anything but still stayed employed for months

Story of a guy who didn't work at Walmart but got "fired" by a manager | r/IDontWorkHereLady Posted by u/mfstevenson1 12 hours ago got fired walmart and never worked there Obligatory on mobile, sorry about any formatting issues! About year ago worked selling solar panel systems. This job required wear khakis and blue polo meeting customers. One particular day, after meeting with homeowner had stop by my local walmart get more pens and notepad my work bag.
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Incompetent Manager Tries To Make Employee Work After Firing Them

There are some people and jobs out there that it just feel too good to get away from. In this case it was a tyrannical boss who flouted the rules and tried to make someone work after firing them. Quitting a frustrating situation and having a "screw this, I'm out" moment can lead us to reevaluating ourselves and moving on to something better. Bosses can suck, like this incompetent manager who forbid overtime and had it totally backfire.

bad airline manager fires employee and tries to make them work | Posted by u/geddes_thesea 1 day ago 52 37 E10 Next week going fire oc M Worked shitty airline company. Let's just make up name United Blairlines. At this company they started smaller company could hire and train people run planes, but pay them way less at certain airports. Where my colleagues at other airports were making over $20/hr getting paid $10.25 same- and sometimes more- work honestly would scare know little people who are
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What New Hires Did to Get Fired on the First Day

A new job may be confusing and hard, but it's still pretty hard to do something so dumb that it will get you fired on the spot. Here are some unwise choices new hires made that made their managers pull the plug before they could do any more damage. It's almost as if it's a competition to get fired.

Things people did to get the fired on the first day | reddit posted by BADMANvegeta_ Guy lied about knowing drive forklift. Drove into support beam photo of man driving in a warehouse dressed in a safety jacket
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Stellar Manager Handles Layoff Like a Boss

So many people have been absolutely burned by layoffs in the past that seeing a story like this is a rare and welcome diamond in the rough. This person acted with the kind of understanding and responsibility that a cool manager should. For another story of a boss actually being great, here's a story of a VP who pulled rank and got canned by a cool CEO.

Boss uses layoff to get staff hired | shortadamlewis 13.3k points 1 year ago 4 3 8 O had lay off my entire staff (and myself) with 8 hours notice contract project manager on government project (office type work At our periodic review on Thursday government announced they would not be renewing our contract and our last day Friday next day
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Fastest Ways People's Co-Workers Got Fired

It's nothing short of a miracle that these people were able to weasel their way into getting jobs in the first place. You've got the dude with the next level situational awareness, who decided it'd be a good move to light up a smoke next to a bunch of hay. Or you've got the other prime job candidate who was hired, and then proceeded to just never show up. It's as if some people get hired just to see how long it'll take them to get fired. Try hard enough, and it really won't take too much time to get canned at all. 

Check out another entertaining AskReddit thread that's about the ways workers got their bosses fired.

An AskReddit thread about the fastest ways that people got fired | KnightofShaftsbury New guy started on Monday and gone by Friday guy hit some racking warehouse with forklift, boss saw him do and guy decided lie about asked if he knew happened.
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VP Pulls Rank and Screws Employee, Gets Canned by Cool CEO

It seems like a rare moment when a higher up at the company doesn't get rewarded for going over the little guy's head and absolutely messing everything up. For pretty much the opposite side of things, here's a satisfying story of an incompetent boss who fired the employee ant the beginning of a meeting, then learned a lesson.

cool CEO fires bad VP work story | Posted by u/PJExpat 5 hours ago "No one is above rules, and mean no one call if he pulls rank" oc L used work marketing company serviced small and medium-sized businesses across America multi-billion dollar revenue company CEO true rags riches story. He joined company right after he got out jail his early 20s small drug charge and worked his way up over 20 years eventually become CEO company CEO strongly believed success company did not come brilliant and
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Karen Uses Up Budget on Ugly Powerpoints, Gets Fired

In a stunning display of pig-headed incompetence, these clients managed to bust their budget on ridiculously bad designs, to the point that it cost Karen her job. For some other wild Karen behavior, here's an HOA Karen who complained about guide dog training. For some unprofessionalism, here's a customer who got mistaken for a job applicant, then the interviewers break the law.

Karen wastes budget on ugly designs until she loses her job | Posted by u/6463694 10 hours ago Client wants us create design "exactly" like their ugly Powerpoint comply. oc L As designer try educate my clients on design and why something has be done certain way. My agency is not cheap, so make quite clear they are paying our experience and knowledge, not some Photoshop monkey. Most time, my clients are appreciative and enjoy extra guidance and professional advice. Occasionally get "fun" jobs.
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Woman Gets Unjustly Fired, Takes Nuclear Revenge On Business

This woman's dreams of working as a painter in an auto shop were rudely interrupted by a mean old boss, who kept her busy with a slate of meaningless tasks. To make matters even more frustrating and plain old wrong, he ended up firing her, and withholding her last paycheck. He complained about her attitude, while she says that she gave 110%. Sounds like the boss was the definition of a piece of work, and that karma ultimately came around to do him in, in the end. 

Woman gets unjustly fired, and proceeds to take revenge on the business | r/ProRevenge u/InTheHague 18h Join Unjustly fire Let take down business real quick. This happened few years ago, and still makes giggle with glee this day 34yr old F, who has always been bit tom boy like cars, sports and reptiles 25I wanted career change, and finally follow my dream working an auto repair shop as painter like my father always did.
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AskReddit Thread: Ways Workers Got Their Bosses Fired

Someone on AskReddit got a thread going on the ways that workers managed to get their bosses fired. The workplace can stir up some serious dramas, and sometimes people need to go, regardless of their positions in a company. These cases blend together all kinds of satisfying tales that sometimes border on those cases of pro revenge that we've come to enjoy. 

A collection of ways that employees managed to get their bosses fired | GrumpyScapegoat 3d used math prove their superior severely my boss had underestimated turnover 3+ years row, costing ton money and labor issues. One day earlier boss had screamed at my team until his face went purple, making huge spectacle front entire floor gist were colluding against company by handful us) electing not renew our contracts. Came back with graphs and maths, baby. He demoted and transferred out couple weeks
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Ridiculous Things Coworkers Didn't Get Fired For

There's always that one person at work who you're amazed hasn't been fired yet. Maybe they just haven't been caught by a manager yet, or maybe your boss just doesn't want to go through the process of hiring someone else. People have to deal with some horrible coworkers, but it's definitely interesting witnessing people who do not give a heck.

Coworker mistakes that didn't get them fired | Aufwader 25.6k points 16 hours ago Accidentally send last three years account details/back statements one company their direct competitor
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